Does the Growing Income Gap Threaten the Middle Class?

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The income gap between the rich and the poor makes America comparable to some banana republics. What are the causes? What needs to be done? Also, Iran releases one of three imprisoned American hikers, and as President Sarkozy continues to deport the Roma from France, the European Commission is asked to retaliate with legal action.

Banner image: People hold signs as they participate in a 'Rebuild America-Jobs, Justice and Peace' march in the downtown area August 28, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. Photo: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images

Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Karen Radziner, Darrell Satzman